Kovakai/Tindora/Ivy gourd Rice - OPOS | How to make Kovakai/Tindora/Ivy gourd Rice - OPOS

By Sivasakthi Murali  |  24th Jan 2016  |  
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Kovakai/Tindora/Ivy gourd Rice - OPOSby Sivasakthi Murali
  • Prep Time

    10

    mins
  • Cook Time

    15

    mins
  • Serves

    2

    People

45

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About Kovakai/Tindora/Ivy gourd Rice - OPOS

A simple and healthy one pot lunchbox recipe. Ivy gourd helps to control blood sugar, blood pressure and reduces the risk of heart disease.

Kovakai/Tindora/Ivy gourd Rice is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Kovakai/Tindora/Ivy gourd Rice has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Sivasakthi Murali is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Kovakai/Tindora/Ivy gourd Rice recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Kovakai/Tindora/Ivy gourd Rice is 10 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 15 minutes. This is recipe of Kovakai/Tindora/Ivy gourd Rice is perfect to serve 2 people. Kovakai/Tindora/Ivy gourd Rice is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Kovakai/Tindora/Ivy gourd Rice. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Kovakai/Tindora/Ivy gourd Rice by commenting on this page below!

Kovakai/Tindora/Ivy gourd Rice - OPOS

Ingredients to make Kovakai/Tindora/Ivy gourd Rice - OPOS

  • Raw Rice - 1 and 1/2 cup
  • Ivy gourd - 1 cup, chopped lengthwise
  • Channa Dal - 2 tbsp
  • urad dal - 2 tsp
  • Mustard - 1 tsp
  • Jeera - 1 tbsp
  • Groundnut - a handful
  • Salt as required
  • Gingely/Sesame Oil - as required

How to make Kovakai/Tindora/Ivy gourd Rice - OPOS

  1. Cook the rice with a ratio of 1: 2 water for 2 whistles on a high flame. Simmer for 10 mins, then cool the rice with a tsp of sesame oil.
  2. Shallow fry the ivy gourds in oil till they are crisp and cooked.
  3. Heat oil in a pan, now temper the mustard seeds, urad dhal, channa dhal, jeera and groundnuts.
  4. Add the cooked rice and fried ivy gourds pieces into the tempering and mix well. Then add in salt as per taste.
  5. Simmer the rice for a few mins.
  6. Serve hot for best taste.

Reviews for Kovakai/Tindora/Ivy gourd Rice - OPOS (1)

Vijaya Vijaya2 months ago

Is it spice less rice. Can we add green chillies
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